Fri, 07 Aug 2020

Trump orders agencies to employ Americans ahead of foreigners

WASHINGTON, DC - President Donald Trump said Monday that he had fired the chair of the Tennessee Valley Authority, criticizing ...

Jazz out to slow Spurs' push for playoff

The midway juncture of the NBA's season-ending seeding action finds the Utah Jazz and San Antonio Spurs in slightly better ...

Notre Dame hosts Duke in its Sept. 12 ACC opener

Notre Dame will open its first-ever season of conference football when Duke visits South Bend, Ind., on Sept. 12 to ...

Jim Thompson is the perfect novelist for our crazed times

Crime fiction often thrives in periods of social and political tension, when readers long for both justice and stability. So ...

Jays' Pearson ready to face Braves in second start

The visiting Toronto Blue Jays will send their top pitching prospect to the mound on Thursday in the rubber game ...

Surprising Marlins chase sweep of Orioles

Baltimore Orioles left-hander Wade LeBlanc, who turns 36 on Friday, will be hoping for an early birthday present when he ...

NHL roundup: Petry, Habs put Pens on brink of elimination

Jeff Petry's sharp-angle goal in the third period Wednesday gave the Canadiens a 4-3 win over the Pittsburgh Penguins in ...

MLB roundup: Cubs win 6th straight behind Darvish

Yu Darvish pitched seven strong innings Wednesday, and the Chicago Cubs topped the host Kansas City Royals 6-1 for their ...

Teens With AK-47 Arrested After Fleeing To Trump's Mar-a-Lago

Police in Florida said three teenage boys were arrested after they entered U.S. President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort with an ...

NBA roundup: Thunder dump cold-shooting Lakers

Chris Paul scored 21 points to lead the Oklahoma City Thunder to a 105-86 win over the Los Angeles Lakers ...

Celtics crush Nets without Walker

Jaylen Brown scored 21 points as the host Boston Celtics seized control in the first quarter and cruised to a ...

Raptors complete season sweep of Magic

Fred VanVleet scored 21 points and added 10 assists as the Toronto Raptors defeated the Orlando Magic 109-99 Wednesday night ...

Houser outduels Keuchel as Brewers edge White Sox

Adrian Houser pitched seven shutout innings to outduel Dallas Keuchel, and Eric Sogard delivered an RBI single as the visiting ...

Surprising Marlins do it again, sweep O's

The short-handed and yet surprising Miami Marlins -- getting great pitching once again -- defeated the Baltimore Orioles 2-1 on ...

Timbers hold off Union, advance to MLS is Back final

Jeremy Ebobisse scored his fourth goal of the MLS is Back Tournament in the 13th minute, Sebastian Blanco added his ...

Perez, Red Sox shut out Rays

Boston starter Martin Perez and four relievers held Tampa Bay to four hits, Alex Verdugo and Michael Chavis hit two-run ...

Nationals' Scherzer downplays hamstring injury

Washington Nationals ace Max Scherzer left his Wednesday start against the New York Mets after one inning due to a ...

After Scherzer's early exit, Mets top Nationals

Rick Porcello earned his 150th career win by throwing seven strong innings Wednesday night, and the New York Mets earned ...

Marlins blank Orioles for second straight shutout

Brian Anderson slugged a home run, and four pitchers combined on a shutout as the short-handed Miami Marlins defeated the ...

Johnson's late goal pushes Lightning past Bruins

Tyler Johnson's tiebreaking rebound goal with 87 seconds remaining in regulation kept the Tampa Bay Lightning's round-robin record perfect in ...

76ers stuff Wizards, but Simmons hurts knee

Joel Embiid scored nine consecutive points in a 13-0 Philadelphia burst that bridged the third and fourth quarters on Wednesday ...

Lions, Loons meet in unexpected semifinal matchup

Neither Orlando City nor Minnesota United were favored to reach the semifinals of the MLS is Back Tournament, but the ...

CFP final rankings release pushed back to Dec. 20

The College Football Playoff selection committee will reveal its final rankings of the season on Dec. 20, the entity announced ...

Capitals ready to test young Flyers veteran Elliott

The Philadelphia Flyers will go for a second straight victory in Eastern Conference round-robin action while the Washington Capitals try ...

AAC approves 8-game conference slate beginning Sept. 19

The American Athletic Conference announced Wednesday that it will play an eight-game conference schedule for football that is slated to ...

Arians: Jones 'main guy' in Bucs' deep backfield

Tampa Bay coach Bruce Arians said Ronald Jones will "carry the load" in the Buccaneers' crowded backfield in 2020. "RoJo ...

Heat, Bucks looking for momentum as postseason approaches

The Miami Heat and Milwaukee Bucks meet Thursday as part of the NBA restart near Orlando in a game that's ...

Clippers, Mavs still looking to find traction

Two teams that have struggled in close games inside the NBA bubble go head-to-head in a possible playoff preview when ...

Despite outbreaks, Manfred says MLB protocols are working

Major League Baseball commissioner Rob Manfred said small changes to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus will be implemented ...

Twitter hacker's virtual bail hearing hacked by porn bomb

A bail hearing by Zoom for the 17-year-old who hacked some of the world's highest-profile Twitter accounts last month was ...

Capitals ready to test young Flyers G Hart

The Philadelphia Flyers will go for a second straight victory in Eastern Conference round-robin action while the Washington Capitals try ...

Panthers stay alive with 3-2 victory over Islanders

Mike Hoffman scored the go-ahead goal in the third period and the Florida Panthers stayed alive in their Eastern Conference ...

Trump Campaign Sues to Block Nevada Mail-in Voting

WASHINGTON - U.S. President Donald Trump's campaign and the national Republican Party have sued to block the western state of ...

Dolphins WRs Wilson and Hurns opting out

A Miami Dolphins wide receiver opted out of the 2020 season for the second straight day on Wednesday as Albert ...

Kings brace for full dose of Pelicans' Williamson

The New Orleans Pelicans turned Zion Williamson loose and it paid off. They're going to need more of that if ...

Loeffler responds after Dream support her opponent

U.S. Sen. Kelly Loeffler, co-owner of the WNBA's Atlanta Dream, snapped back at her players after they took the court ...

Why diversity training on campus is likely to disappoint

U.S. colleges and universities will be embracing diversity training with renewed vigor this fall.In response to the killing of George ...

Skid broken, Rays go for sweep of Red Sox

With Austin Meadows back and a five-game losing streak snapped, things are looking up again for the Tampa Bay Rays. ...

Day after return, Marlins to play 2 vs. O's

After the long wait without baseball, the Miami Marlins will be getting a heavy dose of it on Wednesday. Miami's ...

Raptors, with eye on postseason, face Magic

The Toronto Raptors will be out to sweep the season series from the Orlando Magic on Wednesday night as they ...

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Chinese app plans half billion-dollar investment in Ireland

DUBLIN, Ireland - While its future on the other side of the Atlantic, and in the Pacific, is up in ...

China's Shanghai Composite completes 4th day of gains

SYDNEY, Australia - Chinese mainland shares rose for the fifth day in a row on Thursday.The Australian market also advanced. ...

SEARCA to get behind regional coconut industry

LOS BANOS, Laguna, Aug 6 (PIA) --The Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA) is ...

Trump hails rising manufacturing and auto sales

WASHINGTON, DC - President Donald Trump interrupted his press briefing on the coronavirus on Tuesday night to enthuse over the ...

187 countries ratify convention protecting victims of child labor

GENEVA, Switzerland - The International Convention on the Worst Forms of Child Labor has been universally ratified. The International Labor ...

$172 million defense department job goes to Hunstville, Alabama plant

SAN DIEGO, California - A subsidiary of Cubic Corporation, GATR Technologies, of Huntsville, Alabama, has been awarded a $172 million ...

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